29 September 2015

On This Day: Quarryville Mourns


Quarryville and Lancaster mourned On This Day in 1880. The engines on the Quarryville railroad were draped in memory of R.W. Shenk, vice president of that branch. The business office on King Street in Lancaster was also draped. 

Source

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 29 September 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.